Hatia-Nijhum-Kutubdia Island to come under electricity

Sun Online Desk

13th February, 2021 07:07:06 printer

Hatia-Nijhum-Kutubdia Island to come under electricity

The government has set a target to make the country a middle-income by 2021 while a developed one by 2041.

In order to achieve this goal, the government has given highest priority to the power sector and has taken cent percent electrification program across the country by 2021.

As part of this initiative, the power division has formulated a road map with a view to ensuring 100 per cent electrification across the country including hill tracts, island areas and char areas.

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) has approved a project to provide cent percent customers with electricity of Hatia and Nijhum Dwip of Hatia upazila of Noakhali and Kutubdia Island of Cox’s Bazar following the recommendation of the road map.